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The Reaching Exercise with Buck Brannaman

This article originally appeared in Eclectic Horseman Issue No.31 - Subscribe today! To ride your horse properly, there should never be a time that you...

The Definition of “On the Bit”

Written by Dr. Max Gahwyler and Bettina Drummond There is no other statement used so often in Dressage riding as the horse should accept the...

The Biggest Schooling Arena 40 Things to Do on a Casual...

Written by Sylvana Smith This article originally appeared in Eclectic Horseman Issue No.5  "What did you work on today?" asked a friend, who knew I’d volunteered...

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Horsemanship Skills

The Anatomy and Function of Rein Aids

Written by Wendy Murdoch Rein aids are the means by which we communicate to the horse through the reins with our hands. Reins aids can...

Improving Your Weight Aids

For Visual Learners

Build Your Confidence

How Groundwork Relates to Riding Part 2

With Mindy Bower A simple thing that many people miss Situation: When I first watched Ginsor’s owner work him on the ground, the first word that came...

Stretching the Rubber Band

Written by Joe Wolter This article originally appeared in Eclectic Horseman Issue No.45 In the late 70s and early 80s I was riding colts and doing day...

Taking a Different Approach; Sorting It Out With Joe Wolter

Written by Patti Hudson Photos by Eric Sines This article originally appeared in Eclectic Horseman Issue No.71 I had just finished shoeing my horse, and was unkinking...

How Groundwork Relates to Riding

Written by Mindy Bower Editor’s Note: In the series that ran in several issues Mindy Bower discussed how groundwork relates to riding. This first piece...

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